THE WASHINGTON POST ANNOUNCES WRITING STYLE CHANGES FOR RACIAL AND ETHNIC IDENTIFIERS. Beginning immediately, The Washington Post will uppercase the B in Black to identify the many groups that make […]
BLACK FAMILY RECEIVES RACIST LETTER AFTER POSTING SIGNS CELEBRATING DAUGHTERS’ GRADUATION. “Even if it wasn’t about race, to do something like that to a child, say something like that to […]
HOW A BASIC INCOME WOULD HELP CLOSE THE RACIAL WEALTH GAP AND GIVE AMERICANS NEEDED FINANCIAL SECURITY. While providing a minimum income benefits all Americans, it is firmly rooted in racial justice. […]
HOW CONSIRACY THEORISTS HAVE TAPPED INTO RACE AND RACISM TO FURTHER THEIR MESSAGE. The claim making the rounds was false: That Barack Obama, elected in 2008 as America’s first Black […]
EMMY NOMINATIONS 2020: HOW DIVERSITY FARED IN THIS YEAR OF RACIAL RECKONING. Actors of color broke through—but the real test is how many of them actually win this year.
COSMETOLOGY STUDENTS, HAIRSTYLISTS DESCRIBE A RACE DIVIDE. After repeatedly being denied service by high-end salons because her hair was perceived as “too difficult” to style, Kanessa Alexander took an unusual […]
Study: Race, Poverty Tied to Coronavirus Disparities. Poverty alone can’t explain community-level racial and ethnic disparities in infection and death rates, a new analysis indicates.
PATIENCE IS A DIRTY WORD. “We do not want our freedom gradually,” John Lewis said, “but we want to be free now!” Someone delivered an advance copy of Lewis’s speech to Patrick […]
Most Americans support national protests over race, poll finds. The protests around racial justice, sparked by George Floyd’s death at the hands of police officers in May, are resonating with […]
BLACK SOLDIERS MONUMENT FACES SCRUTINY AMID RACIAL RECKONING. “Whose story is being told with this monument?” said (L’Merchie) Frazier, who is the education director at the nearby Museum of African American […]
HOW ONE OF AMERICA’S WHITEST CITIES BECAME THE CENTER OF B.L.M. PROTESTS. In a state with a brutal racist history, the Black Lives Matter protests in Portland, Ore., have been […]
PROTESTS FOR RACIAL JUSTICE BRING LIGHT TO ANTI-BLACKNESS WITHIN COMMUNITIES OF COLOR. A Muslim immigrant-owned grocery store in Minneapolis has become the center of a conversation among communities of color […]
THE DEMOGRAPHICS OF RACIAL INEQUALITY IN THE UNITED STATES. Last year, Edwards, Lee, and Esposito published an article in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences where they found that 1 in 1,000 […]
AMERICA’S ‘UNTOUCHABLES’: THE SILENT POWER OF THE CASTE SYSTEM. We cannot fully understand the current upheavals, or almost any turning point in American history, without accounting for the human pyramid […]
FROM BLACK LIVES MATTER TO ‘WHITE SPECTACLE,’ PORTLAND PROTESTS HAVE LOST FOCUS, CIVIL RIGHT LEADERS SAY. “The focus has been moved from where it is supposed to be and made […]
FORMER SANDERS CAMPAIGN CO-CHAIR NINA TURNER COMPARES VOTING FOR BIDEN TO EATING ‘BOWL OF SH–‘. Cornel West called Biden a ‘a mediocre, milquetoast, neoliberal centrist’.